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In order for changes to the Bitcoin protocol to be made, 95% consensus must be achieved, otherwise a hard fork would need to occur? Is this the primary reason why changes to the core protocol are so difficult to make? No. Changes are made regularly and you can subscribe to https://bitcoinops.org/en/newsletters/ for updates. Hard forks are not preferred to ...


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In order for changes to the Bitcoin protocol to be made, 95% consensus must be achieved, otherwise a hard fork would need to occur? Is this the primary reason why changes to the core protocol are so difficult to make? Not really - most recent changes have been made by using miner activated forks, which requires miners to vote on proposed changes. Only once ...


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